Posted on: January 13, 2022 Posted by: admin Comments: 0


On the morning of January 12, 2022 (on December 10, Tan Ox year), the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Dong Thap province solemnly held a Conference to summarize Buddhist work in 2021 and set out the direction of activities in 2022 at the temple. Buu Quang (Ward 1, Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province).

Quang Lam proved that the conference had: HT. Thich Thien An, HT. Thich Nhat Quang – Co-Member of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Proving Council; HT. Thich Phuoc Thong – Proving the Board of Directors of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Dong Thap province; HT. Thich Chon Minh – Member of the Student Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Dong Thap province; TT. Thich Tinh Triet – Standing Vice Chairman of the Provincial Buddhist Executive Board; HT. Thich Hue Minh, TT. Thich Thien Xuan, TT. Thich Chon Tri, Nun Thich Nu Nhu Trung – Co-Deputy Deputy of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Dong Thap Province; along with the Standing Monks and Nuns of the BTS, the Venerables of the specialized committees, and the 12 Executive Boards of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in districts, towns and cities directly under Buddhism in Dong Thap province.

Representatives of the provincial government include: Mr. Nguyen Huu Thoi – Deputy of the Dong Thap Provincial Party Committee’s Mass Mobilization Department; Mr. Vo Ngoc Thanh – Standing Vice Chairman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Dong Thap province; Mr. Chau Van Tai – Head of Religious Affairs, Department of Home Affairs of the province; Mr. Dang Van Minh – Deputy Head of Internal Security Department of Provincial Public Security; Mr. Vo Van Duc – Standing Deputy Secretary of Sa Dec City Party Committee; Ms. Vo Thi Binh – Vice Chairwoman of the People’s Committee of Sa Dec city; Mr. Nguyen Van Thuan – Head of the Department of Mass Mobilization, Chairman of the City’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee; together with leaders of government departments of the province, city and local wards to attend.

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The opening statement of the ceremony, HT. Thich Chon Minh – Member of the Youth Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Dong Thap province, said: Dong Thap Buddhism has achieved positive achievements in 2021 thanks to the solidarity, harmony, and constant efforts of its members. members of the provincial Buddhist Sangha, affiliated departments, PG Buddhists in districts and cities, as well as monks, nuns, and Buddhists throughout the province. Especially during the Covid-19 epidemic period, the monks of the province have joined hands to share the difficulties in social security work, support poor people affected by the epidemic, as well as strengthen the prevention and control of the pandemic, protect the safety of yourself and everyone. The Venerable Master believed that the collective wisdom and solidarity of the venerable monks, nuns and Buddhists would create a cohesive, strong block and would definitely achieve more achievements in the future. year 2022.

HT.  Thich Chon Minh - Member of the Student Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Dong Thap province, speaking at the closing conference

HT. Thich Chon Minh – Member of the Student Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Dong Thap province, speaking at the closing conference

Accordingly, Venerable Thich Tri Kha on behalf of the Executive Board’s Office reported on the summary of Buddhist work in 2021. In the past year, Buddhism in Dong Thap province has had many outstanding Buddhist achievements such as: Dai Gioi Dan Tu. Nhon, Buddha’s birthday in 2021, organize the PL retreat. 2564 for monks and nuns to practice, events are held dignifiedly within the internal framework, strictly complying with the spirit of Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control according to the Prime Minister’s directive.

Dong Thap Buddhism follows the motto of “doing good religion and good life”, supporting the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic, and the Executive Boards of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in districts and cities are active in social charity activities such as: charity houses, donate wheelchairs and shakers to the disabled, provide scholarships to help poor students, build concrete bridges, help build clean water wells, distribute rice, provide free medical check-ups to support poor patients. In addition, during the Covid-19 epidemic, responding to the advocacy of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the province and the Central Church, the Provincial Buddhist Executive Board and districts, towns and cities launched a movement to set up free rice ATMs. Fees for the poor, lottery ticket sellers, gifts for soldiers on duty of disease prevention, buying support for sweet potato farmers, etc. Thereby, summarizing the charity activities in 2021 of the district, city and monastic boards of over 58 billion VND.

At the closing conference, the Organizing Committee received many bouquets of fresh flowers and gifts from leaders of the provincial government, Sa Dec city, ward 1 sent to congratulate.

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Regarding the direction of Buddhist activities in 2022, with a focus on venerable monks, nuns and Buddhists to better participate in social charity work, learn to raise awareness of good implementation of the provisions of the Buddhist Charter. Association, Law of the State. Continue to open more Bat Quan trai retreats, summer retreats for teenagers, in order to educate and train in a righteous life for lay Buddhists. Developing the Buddhist information and communication industry in the development of Buddhism in the digital age….

On this occasion, the People’s Committee of Dong Thap province presented certificates of merit to the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha province and 02 individuals (Venerable Thich Chon Minh and Nun Nu Nhu Trung), who have made positive contributions to the work. Buddhist work in the province and in the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Speaking at the conference, Mr. Nguyen Huu Thoi – Deputy Head of the Dong Thap Provincial Party Committee for Mass Mobilization praised the merits of the Venerables, Monks and Nuns, before the Buddhist achievements of the province’s Buddhism. He highly agreed with the content of the report on Buddhist affairs in 2021, as well as the direction of operation in 2022, which was just approved before the Conference. He hopes that monks and nuns and Buddhist followers in the province actively participate in campaigns, patriotic emulation movements, building great national unity block; well perform humanitarian and charity work. On the eve of the Lunar New Year, send greetings to the Venerable Monks and Nuns, Buddhist compatriots with peace of mind and body, all auspicious things, achieving high results with the direction of activities in 2022.

Mr. Nguyen Huu Thoi - Deputy Head of the Dong Thap Provincial Party Committee's Mass Mobilization Department delivered a speech

Mr. Nguyen Huu Thoi – Deputy Head of the Dong Thap Provincial Party Committee’s Mass Mobilization Department delivered a speech

Next, the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam invited the venerable monks to be ordained as Bishop Quang to the conference to receive the decision of the Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha according to the list of units in Dong Thap province, and the Most Venerable Thich Nhat Quang gave the certificate. decision. HT. Thich Chon Minh, on behalf of the Standing Committee, gave flowers and gifts to the ordained Venerables in 2021 as well as to the monks and nuns who attended the Closing Conference.

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Most Venerable Thich Chon Minh concluded the conference summarizing and sending gratitude to the members of the Provincial Buddhist Executive Board, monks and nuns, Buddhists throughout the province, guests, good health, always devoted for Dao, for Life the best things. On the occasion of the return of the Year of the Tiger in 2022, the Venerable Master wished monks and nuns and Buddhists to be filled with happiness and favorable conditions in all Buddhist affairs. The conference ended in joy, solidarity and harmony.

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